Bio and Professional Materials

Robyn Faintich

Dr. Robyn Faintich, EdD (she/her) has over 27 years of Jewish communal professional experience in areas that include youth movements, day schools, community teen initiatives, early childhood education, congregational family education, and adult education.  In August 2010, Robyn launched JewishGPS, LLC in an effort to help guide Jewish organizations in a variety of aspects of Jewish education.  Robyn earned her BA degree in Journalism and Mass Communications at Drake University and a Masters Degree in Jewish Studies with a focus on Jewish Education at the Siegal College of Judaic Studies. She is a graduate of the Jim Joseph Foundation Fellowship with Bar Ilan University’s Lookstein Center which trained Jewish leaders to facilitate on-line Communities of Practice. Robyn completed a fellowship in the SeniorJewish Educators’ Cohort of M2: the Institute for Experiential Jewish Education. She has an EdD from Northeastern University. Robyn’s dissertation topic was “Understanding How Under-Engaged Jewish Teens Self-Articulate and Self-Express Jewish Identity and Jewish Identification.”  She holds a Doctoral Certificate in Jewish Education Leadership from Hebrew College.

Robyn’s C.V. can be viewed here.
A complete list of Presentations and Workshops facilitated by Robyn can be found here.
Robyn’s Personal Statement can be found here.
Descriptions of sample sessions can be found here.
Robyn’s statement of Signature Pedagogies can be found here.

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